[CentOS] POP3 server

David resoplez at gmail.com
Thu Oct 21 12:10:47 EDT 2010


I was hoping Dovecot could be not so RFC compliant in this matter. Anyway if 
gets the DELE command the message arrived safely to the client.

Any other POP3 server not so RFC compliant?

Thanks for the answer.

David

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Drew" <drew.kay at gmail.com>
To: "CentOS mailing list" <centos at centos.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 21, 2010 8:01 AM
Subject: Re: [CentOS] POP3 server


> So, I'm wondering if it's possible to tell Dovecot to actually delete the
> message when receiving a DELE command instead of marking it for deletion
> after the QUIT.

Nope. RFC1939 specifically states that the DELE command only *marks*
the email for deletion. Once the server enters the 'update' state it
will perform the deletion. The only command that can enter that state
is the QUIT command.

http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1939.txt


-- 
Drew

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